Faking Fruit

My blog has been quiet for a few weeks, but I have been writing. Flipping back through the pages of my notebook, I had trouble finding where I left off with my last blog. I have been busy, which is something I try to avoid. I'm exhausted and frustrated with the limitations of time for... Continue Reading →

The Highest Calling

When I first began writing this post, it was dripping with bitterness. I started again, but I still felt the influence of so many years of sadness and hurt. I was writing as Mother’s Day approached. On my mind were of all of exaggerated and sentimental statements I have heard at church, all because the... Continue Reading →

Under the Banner of His Love

Recently, a song came to mind that I sang in Sunday School when I was a child. At the time I didn’t know that the song, “His Banner Over Me is Love,” came from Song of Solomon. I learned this reading that book of the Bible as an adult. I think this song popped into... Continue Reading →

A Reputation You Can Count On

I have forgiven John Piper; it took me a couple of months. Unless you’ve discussed politics with me since the November election, you probably didn’t know that I needed to forgive him. Before the election, Piper published a blog that broke my heart. It affected my respect for him as a teacher of God’s Word.... Continue Reading →

Life Happens. . .God is Good

When I left for work on February 4th, I had plans to spend my lunch break working on the draft of my blog for the coming Saturday. But before my lunch break came, a call from my mother redirected all of my thoughts and energy. A scheduled test showed that my father needed bypass surgery,... Continue Reading →

A Divided Heart

It is interesting to me how different organs of the body became associated with parts of the human psyche. Really, it is all happening in the brain. If I say that my heart is divided, everyone understands that it is actually my mind that is being pulled in two different directions. God should be the... Continue Reading →

Setting the Anchor Watch

Never before have I needed to so purposely anchor myself to the truth and my hope in Jesus Christ. My concerns for my country and the future have been at the forefront, this week. It is likely that this country has not been so divided since the Civil War. Yet, one party has taken control;... Continue Reading →

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